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Parrots in captivity


Published 1883
Topics Parrots
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statement of responsibility: by W.T. Greene ; with notes on several species by the Hon. and Rev. F.G. Dutton.

"The first two volumes were issued in 18 parts, of which pts. 1-6 ... appeared in 1883, the remainder in 1884. Volume III appeared entire in 1887. A fourth volume ... was begun in 1888 and carried through 2 parts with 9 col. pll. and corresponding text."--Zimmer.

"B. Fawcett, engraver and printer, Driffield"--Colophon.

Illustrations attributed to A.F. Lydon by Nissen.

Supplemental pages numbered "50*" and "50**" are inserted in v. 1.

Volumes 1-3 each have 27 color-printed, unnumbered leaves of plates.

Issued in a gilt-printed, blue-green publisher's cloth binding, stamped at the foot of the spine: London, 1890.

Index (for v. 1-2 only) in v. 2.

citation/reference: Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 274

citation/reference: Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbücher, 393

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"The first two volumes were issued in 18 parts, of which pts. 1-6 ... appeared in 1883, the remainder in 1884. Volume III appeared entire in 1887. A fourth volume ... was begun in 1888 and carried through 2 parts with 9 col. pll. and corresponding text."--Zimmer

"B. Fawcett, engraver and printer, Driffield"--Colophon

Illustrations attributed to A.F. Lydon by Nissen

Supplemental pages numbered "50*" and "50**" are inserted in v. 1

Volumes 1-3 each have 27 color-printed, unnumbered leaves of plates

Issued in a gilt-printed, blue-green publisher's cloth binding, stamped at the foot of the spine: London, 1890

Index (for v. 1-2 only) in v. 2

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.

Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbücher

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SCNHRB copy has v. 1-3, only

SCNHRB copy has stamps: National Zoological Park; Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Mar. 1, 1934. Accession nos.: 42-44 (in upper right corner of each t.p.); copy apparently accessioned in 1882, based on handwritten number "82" appearing with property stamp on the verso of each t.p

SCNHRB copy has stationer's label: William Wesley & Son ... Strand, London

SCNHRB copy has the publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth binding with green endpapers and top edge gilt


Volume v. 2
Publisher London : George Bell and Sons
Year 1883
Pages 194
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 39088016900490
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity

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